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Upcycled Mini Journals

Nicole Austin
6:30 - 9:30
Saturday Eve

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$ 95  

Let's spend the evening relaxing, creating a variety of art journals from an array of our most favorite materials--things commonly found in our studios: collage paper scraps, ephemera, scrapbook/vintage/recycled paper, vintage flash cards, greeting cards, art post cards, and more! And what's better than fishing through our own stash? Going through someone else's of course! I'll have all the supplies you need to create several kinds of journals including: ring-bound, simple stitched, upcycled greeting card journal, envelope pocket journal and more! We'll also create our own unique collage papers and work on a few journal pages with some simple, quick-start prompts and background techniques to get you started.

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

a collage pack full of unique, vintage, and recycled paper, collage paper, tissue paper, rings, cardboard journal covers, stickers, embellishments, wax thread, elastic cord, book tape; and use of shared materials: Acrylic paint, acrylic ink, spray ink, stencils, stamps, stamp ink, oil pastels, texture plates, brushes, mark-making tools, printmaking tools, stickers/rub-ons, embellishments, patterned/textured/handmade/recycled paper, awl, long-arm stapler, recycled sari silk ribbon, buttons, etc.

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

*basic kit: scissors, glue stick, ruler, pencil

Optional items:
*You may want to bring some 4x6" photos to include in the ring-bound journal (think photos of people, pets, artistic photos, anything you'd like!)
*If you have special stamps or stencils, collage paper, or collage images, bring them along, but I will have plenty to share!


Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Maria Ralaigh


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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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